How KYC Portal became a leader in the client onboarding market

KYC Portal may have started as a side project, but its massive success has made it into a leader in the client onboarding market.

Digitex CEO removes KYC from the exchange after major hack and brushes of money...

Cryptocurrency exchange Digitex will no longer do know your customer (KYC) checks on its users after personal data of more than 8,000 customers was recently stolen.

Anti-money laundering and know your customer fines totalled $5.6bn so far this year

The total value of fines issued so far in 2020 against companies failing to comply with anti-money laundering and know your customer rules totalled $5.6bn, with APAC regulators dramatically increasing their sanctions.

How RegTech startup muinmos is like “a self-driving car in a market that has...

Onboarding clients can be a time-consuming and risky process. That’s what Remonda Kirketerp-Møller’s RegTech startup aims to change.

How KYC Portal helps businesses meet their compliance obligations during COVID-19

The coronavirus has changed the entire dynamic for how businesses stay compliant with people working remotely more than ever.

Cybersecurity, InsurTech and neobank ventures led the 29 FinTech rounds raised last week

Out of the 29 FinTech funding rounds we reported on last week, cybersecurity companies, InsurTechs and challenger banks were among the clear winners.

Socure valued at $4.5bn, levels up in its identity verification mission

Socure, provider of digital identity verification and fraud solutions, has been valued at $4.5bn following an oversubscribed $450m funding round.

Challenger bank Knab taps facial biometrics company iProov for its customer authentication services

Dutch online bank Knab prides itself on supplying a human service backed by the latest technology. To that end, it has just teamed up with biometrics company iProov.

IDnow launches free KYC information platform

IDnow, the identity verification company, has launched KYC Insider, a free information service on regulatory changes around know-your-customer and digital identities in Europe.

FICO and Arachnys partner to boost businesses’ KYC efforts

Financial crime compliance solutions provider FICO has entered into a partnership with Arachnys, the client onboarding risk management RegTech firm.

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Okcoin locks in $1m commitment to boost cryptocurrency inclusivity

US cryptocurrency platform Okcoin has committed $1m to increasing diversity and inclusivity in the crypto space.

BNPL provider Kueski lands funding to service Mexico

Mexico City-based online lender and Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) provider Kueski has raised $202m in a debt and equity round led by StepStone Group, a report by Finextra has revealed.

Panther Labs joins the ranks of CyberTech unicorns

Cloud-scale security analytics platform Panther Labs has scored $120m in its Series B round, as it gears up for rapid market expansion.

Women of colour neobank gearing up for launch

GoWomen, a challenger neobank priding itself on being the first FinTech company for women of colour, is taking early sign ups ahead of its 2022 launch.

Octamile raises $500,000 as it exits stealth

Nigeria-based InsurTech startup Octamile has come out of stealth mode with $500,000 from a pre-seed funding round led by EchoVC.

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